- The list below includes 482 free or cheap things to do in or near McLean, Virginia, including 120 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Hiking Trails, Playgrounds and Comedy Clubs.
- From Great Falls National Park to Clemyjontri Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in McLean and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
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Plant Nite Washington DC MoreLess Info
No green thumb is required to design a terrarium at this out-of-the-ordinary creative social event
96% 2102 votes
9200 Old Dominion Drive, McLean, VA 22102 MoreLess Info
Great Falls National Park is a waterfall area and riparian preserve just outside the city. The preserve area is filled with natural beauty and the falls are peaceful and beautiful. It is a great place for hiking and exploring.
96% 67 votes
6317 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22101 MoreLess Info
Clemyjontri Park is a unique park in Mclean. The park features handicap accessible playground equipment and the park promotes children of all ages and all abilities being able to come together and play together in one area.
88% 82 votes
7400 Georgetown Pk., McLean, VA MoreLess Info
The waterfall hike trail through Scott's Run Nature Preserve is the closest one to the Metro DC area. The main trail is a 2.2 mile loop, but there are also many interconnecting trails along the 384 acres that make up the park.
87% 23 votes
George Washington Memorial Parkway, McLean, VA 22101 MoreLess Info
The George Washington Memorial Parkway is a scenic driving route stretching 25 miles long along the Potomac River. Views of local wildlife including deer and bald eagles are featured along with trails and national landmarks.
82% 22 votes
McLean, VA MoreLess Info
The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is part of a network that connects the Potomac with the upper Ohio River basin. This trail follows the same path George Washington took as he explored the area.
100% 3 votes
1659 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA 22101 MoreLess Info
A small pocket of green in McLean, Lewinsville Park has several amenities for recreation and relaxation. The park contains baseball, soccer, basketball, and tennis as well as a small garden area.
25% 4 votes
1468 Dolley Madison Blvd, McLean, VA 22101 MoreLess Info
McLean Central Park is a large open space with lots of trees and plants. There is a community center and performance area as well as several fields and courts for relaxation and recreation.
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671 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA 22101 MoreLess Info
Fort Marcy Park is one of several remaining Civil War forts originally erected to protect the nation's capital. It was originally constructed to protect the Chain Bridge and today protects the surrounding wildlife.
97% 39 votes
8090L Tysons Corner Center, McLean, VA MoreLess Info
The classic dolls receive a special boutique of their own at the American Girl Place. Visitors are able to buy both the classic and limited edition American Girl dolls along with unique clothes and accessories.
88% 198 votes
1961 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA 22102 MoreLess Info
The largest shopping center in the Washington DC area is Tysons Corner Center, and it is even one of the 10 largest in the entire country. The complex offers a wide variety of major retailers and small boutiques to suit most tastes.